Singapore-based Lazada can avoid some trial and error thanks to $1 billion in backing from Alibaba, CEO Maximilian Bittner said.
A growing share of Americans earn income through start-ups like Uber and Airbnb, where work is more flexible but less certain.
Silicon Valley is pressuring banks to change their ways or risk becoming the latest industry overtaken by technology. Given how much customers dislike it, the financial services industry seems ripe for "disruption," as Silicon Valley likes to call industry upheaval. Few of the startups have ever posted a profit, and one of the biggest, the Lending Club, is trying to...
Craig Walker at Dialpad talks about his cloud-based service that allows businesses to operate without expensive desk phone systems.
Uber is facing a tough fight in India after facing fierce competition from local competitors.
Stephanie Sitt, CEO of Inmagine Group, talks about the business behind her royalty-free stock image library, RF123.com.
Despite start-up funding declining India this year, the education startup Byju's managed to raise a total of $147 million.
Starburst Accelerator's Francois Chopard and Leonie Hill Capital's Arun Kant talk about the value that start-ups can add in the aerospace sector.
John Kim, managing partner at Amasia, explains why he's a little more optimistic about President-elect Donald Trump's administration.
Starburst Accelerator's Francois Chopard and Leonie Hill Capital's Arun Kant talk about the $200 million fund being launched to encourage aerospace innovation.
Amit Jain, president of Uber India, talks to CNBC's Martin Soong about the importance of the Indian market and how the company is customizing its services.
John Kim, managing partner at Amasia, talks about venture capital funding in the year ahead.
India is leapfrogging the traditional retail landscape for e-commerce, says Kunal Bahl, CEO of Snapdeal.
Thiel will likely have to limit his reach over decisions that affect Palantir.
Facebook has joined a raft of major European venture capital firms and companies on the world's largest start-up campus which is based in Paris.
Zenefits, the $2 billion health insurance startup, has racked up nine-figure losses that are eroding its store of cash, BuzzFeed reports.
*Energy firms lost $26 bln in 2015 on unprofitable power plants. LONDON, Dec 2- Europe's biggest energy companies have ploughed more than 1 billion euros into startups, according to Reuters calculations, with several deals announced in the past month as they accelerate a quest for new technologies to outpace rivals. Taking a leaf out of Silicon Valley's playbook,...
Lawrence Orsini at LO3 Energy explains how blockchain technology allows excess energy to be traded through a community microgrid.
Joel Neoh, founder of KFit Group, explains how Groupon will build on KFit's efforts to bring consumers convenience and savings.
LinkedIn Co-founder, Konstantin Guericke talks about the perception around Silicon Valley and where Europe could develop as a tech hub.